Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson
Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson

Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson

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Introduction: My name is Jerry Fitzgerald and I have been teaching men, women, and children how to fight since 1981. I am currently teaching a 7 yr boy, a 9 yr old girl and two 15 yr old twins (a boy and a girl). 90% of clients are between the ages of 16-18 yrs old and mostly females. Most parents hire me to teach their children how to fight especially their daughters before they go off to college or prep school. Before you go to middle school, high school, college, or the military let me teach you how to fight before its to late and you become a statistic or a victim. Once I teach you how to fight, you will win every fight guaranteed. I teach you how to win every fight by the 3 S’s. Which is Skill, Speed and Surprise. Please read my 5 star review ratings as well as my profile. I give a discount for 2 or more people and my discounted fee is $50 per person but my fee increases for mileage not to exceed 50 miles which is $75 per person. I am retired from the military, law enforcement, and in special operations while stationed overseas. I was a golden glove boxer, black belt in kenpo and muay thai, hand to combat instructor, 10 years as a K-9 federal police officer, and 10 years in special operation mostly overseas. I teach men, women, and children how to fight and build self confidence in themselves. I teach you self defence lessons at your house, back yard, apartment, condo, gym, ymca, and your business. I travel to your location. No need to buy a karate uniform, no belts, no monthly fee, no long contracts and no overcrowded classes. Once I teach you the basics how to make a fist, how to punch, and how to block. Then I teach you how to flip your attacker over your back and take them to the ground. Then which specific strikes are effective to immobilise your attacker in less than 10 seconds guaranteed. You will be taught how to fight by me from a white belt to a black belt in 60-90 minutes based on your experience and knowledge on your fighting techniques. I wont leave you until I know that you can defend yourself from any attacker by teaching you hand to hand combat techniques. I teach you the following strikes, right/left cross, right/left upper cut, flips, take downs, dragon strikes, leopard strikes and death strikes to your attackers eyes and their throat as a last resort to immobilise your attacker. I also teach you how to be aware of your surroundings and hyper vigilance. Once I train you if someone puts their hands on you, your training will automatically kick in and you will win every fight. Your training will put any attacker to the ground within 10 seconds and giving them serious injuries so they wont get back up to attack you again. You will be taught by me how to break your attackers fingers, wrist, elbows, and their ribs thus not allowing them to get back up. I give a group discount for 2 or more people in a group. Each lesson usually lasts for 60-90 minutes to teach you how to fight and self defence techniques. I teach you how to get out of the following holds: 1 handed grab, 2 handed grab, head lock, full nelson, bear hug, and the reverse police choke hold and much more. My motto is “Take your attacker to the ground in less than 10 seconds” and they wont be able to get back up because of their injuries you inflicted on them. I look forward to teaching you how to fight and in self defence. Please read my reviews that former clients have posted after I taught them how to fight. I am fully vaccinated for covid but wear a mask inside. Desert Storm Veteran Personal Trainer for the USAF Hand to Hand Combat Instructor Former Golden Glove Boxer. Black Belt in Muay Thai and Kenpo Karate. Strictly hands on training (no video training) Discounts begin at groups of 2 or more. Teaching people how to fight since 1981 I have 35 years as a Federal Police Officer, SWAT, and Special Forces Squad Leader. I also sell personal safety products please ask and I can get it.

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Isaac D.

Private Self Defense Lessons

Right from the get go Mr. FitzGerald is enthusiastic about helping me get on track with self defense and working out the best plan for both of us. I look forward to how this journey continues!
Sep 16, 2021
Jay v.

Private Self Defense Lessons

Truly amazing with my son embracing a narrative of how to be a ninja and a fighter that captures the soul and the mind. I do not send my kids to sports instead I contract him for directly training them to be disciplined and efficient in the way that they deal with themselves and others.
Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson's reply
Jay i hope you are doing well once this virus is over i would love to teach your son more self defence training i ordered a military back pack but i ordered it in kids size but i got my money back but i have the kids military 30 litre military back pack. I would love to give it to your son next time we meet. I think he will like it a lot. Thanks, jerry fitzgerald
Feb 3, 2020
Ivana g.

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Jerry responded promptly to my inquiries, providing qualifications and class information. Look forward to having a class with him!
Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson's reply
Thank you Ivana i am looking forward to working with you and Sam in self defence classes for anyone that wants to attend. Sincerely, jerry fitzgerald
Jan 18, 2020
Lorna M.

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Jerry did a wonderful job at getting into contact with me right away!
Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson's reply
Hi lorna its jerry i shut down my business for the winter i would like for you to call me a 978 650-1035 or my email I hope to hear from you thanks jerry fitzgerald
Aug 28, 2020
Luis R.

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I received a quick response from Jerry. Thank you i will be in touch
Private Self Defence Lessons $70.00 per lesson's reply
Thank you Luis for the review Have a great weekend, thanks, jerry fitzgerald
Jul 11, 2020
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    The price is negotiable based on how many people are in the class. Discounts begin at groups of 2 or more.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    We communicate when we first meet in or outside of Thumbtack. We get to an understanding of the needs and wants of the self defense lessons. I work around your schedule and I'm available 24/7.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I've worked 25 years as a law enforcement supervisor and other government agencies.

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